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The Doctors Are In

The following article originally appeared in the January 22, 2014  edition of Busted Halo. It can be found at http://www.brianharper.net or http://bustedhalo.com/features/the-doctors-are-in. My thanks to Barbara Wheeler for her work in publishing the piece. When I was diagnosed with pericarditis — … Continue reading

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Today’s Vocation

The following article originally appeared in the December 6-19, 2013 print edition of National Catholic Reporter. My thanks to Caitlin Hendel and Dennis Coday for their work in publishing the piece. It is virtually impossible to receive a Jesuit education … Continue reading

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Dear Friends/Queridos Amigos

Dear friends, I am a little bemused to find myself writing this message from the house where I grew up in Fond du Lac, Wis. I did not think I would be here before December or January, nor did I … Continue reading

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Students Deserve Best We Have to Offer

Throughout my time in Peru, I have written occasional columns for The Fond du Lac Reporter, my hometown newspaper. The following piece originally appeared in the June 30, 2013 issue of the Reporter and can be found at http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20130630/FON06/306300059/GUEST-COMMENTARY-Students-deserve-best-we-offer My thanks to … Continue reading

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Resurrecting My Tendency Toward Death into New Life

The following piece originally appeared in an online publication called Busted Halo. You can read it by following this link: http://bustedhalo.com/features/resurrecting-my-tendency-toward-death-into-new-life My thanks to Barbara Wheeler-Bride, the editor-in-chief of Busted Halo, for getting this published. The Christian narrative is, to borrow … Continue reading

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Hometown Heroes

Glimpses of my previous, stateside life pop up in the strangest times and places. A couple fun examples…  

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Peruvian Doppelganger: Part VIII

Doppelganger sightings tend to slow down in the summer months (other side of the equator=opposite seasons). That said, a quick glance through my photos revealed an un-posted look-alike. Feast away… Why this doppelganger especially works: 1) They legitimately look alike. … Continue reading

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